Result
5th Test, Durban, Feb 4-8 1928, England tour of South Africa
282 & 118
(23.3 ov, target 69)
332/7d & 69/2
South Africa won by 8 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Holmes c †Cameron b Bissett0--00-
H Sutcliffe c †Cameron b Vincent51---0-
GE Tyldesley c Morkel b Vincent100---0-
WR Hammond c Catterall b Nupen66---0-
RES Wyatt c Catterall b Bissett22---0-
GTS Stevens (c)c Taylor b Vincent13---0-
EW Dawson lbw b Nupen14---0-
WE Astill lbw b Nupen1--00-
SJ Staples  b Nupen2--00-
Harry Elliott c Catterall b Nupen1--00-
AP Freeman not out0--00-
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 4)12
TOTAL(102.5 Ov, RR: 2.74)282
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Percy Holmes), 2-132 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 3-177 (Ernest Tyldesley), 4-240 (Bob Wyatt), 5-262 (Wally Hammond), 6-264 (Greville Stevens), 7-265 (Ewart Astill), 8-269 (Sam Staples), 9-282 (Harry Elliott), 10-282 (Eddie Dawson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Bissett1616123.8100
AE Hall1804802.6600
EP Nupen33.598352.4500
CL Vincent3146332.0300
DPB Morkel20301.5000
JFW Nicolson201206.0000
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HW Taylor lbw b Staples36---0-
SK Coen  b Astill28---0-
DPB Morkel c Hammond b Staples2--00-
JFW Nicolson  b Astill21---0-
RH Catterall c Holmes b Astill119---2-
HB Cameron c Holmes b Freeman53---2-
HG Deane (c) b Staples23---0-
EP Nupen not out19---0-
CL Vincent not out19---0-
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 2)12
TOTAL(113 Ov, RR: 2.93)332/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Shunter Coen), 2-60 (Denys Morkel), 3-87 (Herbie Taylor), 4-95 (John Nicolson), 5-230 (Jock Cameron), 6-278 (Nummy Deane), 7-296 (Bob Catterall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WR Hammond1224103.4100
SJ Staples44139632.1800
RES Wyatt301605.3300
AP Freeman1625713.5600
WE Astill36109932.7500
GTS Stevens201105.5000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Holmes lbw b Bissett0--00-
H Sutcliffe lbw b Nupen23---0-
GE Tyldesley c Deane b Bissett21---0-
WR Hammond c Vincent b Bissett3--00-
RES Wyatt not out20---0-
GTS Stevens (c)c Deane b Bissett18---1-
EW Dawson c Vincent b Bissett9---0-
WE Astill c Coen b Bissett0--00-
SJ Staples  b Bissett7---0-
Harry Elliott  b Vincent3--00-
AP Freeman c Hall b Vincent1--00-
Extras(b 10, lb 1, nb 2)13
TOTAL(55 Ov, RR: 2.14)118
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Percy Holmes), 2-40 (Ernest Tyldesley), 3-43 (Wally Hammond), 3-49* (Bob Wyatt, retired not out ), 4-70 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 5-89 (Greville Stevens), 6-90 (Eddie Dawson), 7-90 (Ewart Astill), 8-103 (Sam Staples), 9-114 (Harry Elliott), 10-118 (Tich Freeman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Bissett1952971.5200
AE Hall1031801.8000
EP Nupen921411.5500
CL Vincent1734422.5800
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 69 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HW Taylor c Wyatt b Staples29---0-
SK Coen not out25---0-
EP Nupen c Freeman b Hammond10---0-
RH Catterall not out2--00-
Extras(b 1, lb 2)3
TOTAL(23.3 Ov, RR: 2.93)69/2
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Herbie Taylor), 2-66 (Buster Nupen)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WR Hammond1022512.5000
SJ Staples1133012.7200
WE Astill20904.5000
GE Tyldesley0.30204.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Series result5-match series drawn 2-2
Match numberTest no. 172
Season1927/28
Match days4,6,7,8 February 1928 (4-day match)
Test debut
Eddie Dawson
Harry Elliott
Umpires
Geoffrey Treadwell
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 04 Feb - day 1 - no play
Sun, 05 Feb - rest day
Mon, 06 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 6/0 (HW Taylor 3*, SK Coen 2*)
Tue, 07 Feb - day 3 - England 2nd innings 30/1 (H Sutcliffe 10*, GE Tyldesley 14*)
Wed, 08 Feb - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 69/2 (23.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • RES Wyatt (2) retired hurt on 4* from 49/3 to 89/5